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APPLE IOS 15.1 NOW AVAILABLE

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After calling iOS 15 bug riddled, Apple has now released iOS 15.1 to the iPhone, Apple TV and iPad. The download is about 5.5 GB WatchOS 81. has also been released. It installs much more quickly. Some improve for the cameras on the iPhone 13 but most of the code changes are bug fixes. Apple …

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APPLE EVENT 10/18/21

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Apple today introduced some new products to revamp their lineup. MacBook Pro AirPods HomePod Mini The new MacBook Pro are more expensive this year but they are much more powerful compared to previous models. Prices start at $1999 for the MacBook 14″ and $2499 for the 16″ models. Upgrades will definitely add to the cost. …

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APPLE 2021 LINEUP

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Apple has been flogging their Apple TV+ app up front followed by iPad and the Watch. iOS 15 will surface in a few weeks which has been typical for Apple. iPhone 13 iPhone 13 mini iPhone 13 Pro iPhone 13 Pro Max Apple Watch Series 7 iPad Mini Ipad New iPhone Cases New Apple Watch …

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APPLE RELEASES IOS 14.8

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Apple has released iOS 14.8 for iPhone, iPad. Apple TV has remained at 14.7. Core Graphics Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted PDF may lead to …

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APPLE ADDS DRIVERS LICENSE TO WALLET

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Apple today announced the first U.S. states that will be rolling out the ability for residents to add their driver’s license or state ID to the Wallet app on the iPhone and Apple Watch. Arizona and Georgia will be the first states to support the feature, with Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Utah to follow. Most …

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APPLE VIOLATES PRIVACY WITH PHOTOS

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Apple has been looking to examine images in iCloud towards child abuse. The the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children database is being used as a baseline and personal images are being scanned with facial recognition tools. Besides Apple, Google and Facebook also are doing the same thing. Kowtowing to law enforcement is corporate …

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APPLE UPDATE IOS TO 14.7

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On the heels of reports that the NSO Group etc are breaking into iPhones, Apple is already taking steps to block the attacks. iOS 14.7 has been released which is fairly close to 14.6 which tightened privacy. Now with new revelations Apple is not sitting back and they are now focused on makinging iPhones safe …

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APPLE MARKETS PRIVACY

Among the fluff of software updates of more interest is what Apple is doing for privacy. Monday’s WWDC announcements showed that Apple’s privacy strategy is now part of its products: Privacy was mentioned as part of nearly every new feature, and got stage time of its own. New features include ways to stop email tracking, …

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APPLE MOVES TO LOSSLESS AUDIO

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Apple is now dispensing with AAC and are now replacing their entire 75 million song library with lossless version which are the same as the original compact disc. The studio has long use Apple Lossless with iTunes as the standard. Apple Lossless are about 50% of the size of the equivalent WAV file. Apple said …

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